Posts Tagged ‘ fighters ’

Jordan – A Fragile Oasis in a Desert Storm

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By
Can King Abdullah keep his nearly bankrupt nation intact with half the population refugees from conflict and ISIL at his doorstep?

Despite its peaceful appearance Jordan for now is a “leading supplier” and “net exporter of fighters” for jihadist groups in Iraq and Syria.  Most of these Jordanians have joined the Al Qaeda (AQ) affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra and the Jordanian military has clashed in the past with jihadists trying infiltrate across the Syrian border



Lebanese-Swedish Brothers Choose Jihadist Death in Syria

Aug 3rd, 2013 | By

Obama’s “rebels” – Two Islamist Lebanese-Swedish brothers who left their Scandinavian home for Lebanon, have died fighting alongside Syrian rebels, their cousin and a local cleric said on Saturday. Hassan and Moatasem Deeb “were killed Friday in a rebel assault on the Abu Zeid army checkpoint near Qalaat al-Hosn” in Homs province